O thou whose mercy guides my way

O thou whose mercy guides my way

Author: James Edmeston
Tune: ROMBERG
Published in 74 hymnals

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1 O Thou whose mercy guides my way,
Though now it seem severe,
Forbid my unbelief to say,
There is no mercy here!

2 O may I, Lord, desire the pain
That comes in kindness down,
Far more than sweetest earthly gain,
Succeeded by Thy frown.

3 Then, though Thou bend my spirit low,
Love only I shall see;
The gracious hand that strikes the blow
Was wounded once for me.

Source: Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #445

Author: James Edmeston

Edmeston, James, born Sept. 10, 1791. His maternal grandfather was the Rev. Samuel Brewer, who for 50 years was the pastor of an Independent congregation at Stepney. Educated as an architect and surveyor, in 1816 he entered upon his profession on his own account, and continued to practice it until his death on Jan. 7, 1867. The late Sir G. Gilbert Scott was his pupil. Although an Independent by descent he joined the Established Church at a comparatively early age, and subsequently held various offices, including that of churchwarden, in the Church of St. Barnabas, Homerton. His hymns number nearly 2000. The best known are “Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us” and "Saviour, breathe an evening blessing." Many of his hymns were written for c… Go to person page >

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d585
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #886Page Scan
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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #148Page Scan
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #713Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #230cPage Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d692
Christian Hymns for Public and Private Worship: a collection compiled by a committee of the Cheshire Pastoral Association (11th ed.) #458Page Scan
Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d823
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #367Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #367Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #367Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns adapted to public worship #H331Page Scan
Church Psalmody: a Collection of Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Public Worship #331Page Scan
Collection of Hymns for Public and Private Worship. 4th ed. #d209
Conference Hymns. a new collection of hymns, designed especially for use in conference and prayer meetings, and family worship. #263Page Scan
Dyer's Psalmist: A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs for the use of Baptist Churches (Rev. & Corrd. ed.) #329Page Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal #445TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran hymnal: with music #445TextPage Scan
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #523Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d395
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #523Page Scan
Hymns for the Sick-Room #23Page Scan
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d217
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d828
Manual of Christian Psalmody: a collection of psalms and hymns for public worship #331Page Scan
Melodies of the Church: a collection of psalms and hymns adapted to publick and social worship, seasons of revival, monthly concerts of prayer, and various similar occasions... #d787
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #229Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #962Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d625
Psalms and Hymns: adapted to social, private and public worship in the Cumberland Presbyterian Chruch #369Page Scan
Sabbath School Vocalist #d76
Sacred lyrics, or Select hymns: particularly adapted to revivals of religion, and intended as a supplement to Watts. #98Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns #367Page Scan
Seamen's Hymns and Devotional Assistant #d461
Select Hymns #d335
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #313Page Scan
Social Hymn and Tune Book: for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family Circle, and Mission Church #d308
Social Hymn Book: Being the Hymns of the Social Hymn and Tune Book for the Lecture Room, Prayer Meeting, Family, and Congregation (2nd ed.) #268Page Scan
Social Psalmist: or hymns, selected for the private use and social meetings of evangelical Christians #367Page Scan
Songs for Social and Public Worship #401Page Scan
Songs for the New Life #d506
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad851
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #970Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #970Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #970Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #970Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #970Page Scan
Songs for the School Room #d78
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1100Page Scan
Songs of Zion Enlarged: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #245Page Scan
Songs of Zion: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #143Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #438Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #769Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d296
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d687
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #539Page Scan
The Congregational Hymn Book: for the service of the sanctuary #599Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d325
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #229Page Scan
The New Congregational Hymn and Tune Book, for Public, Social and Private Worship #250Page Scan
The Psalmist: a new collection of hymns for the use of Baptist churches; with a supplement #595Page Scan
The Psalmist: a New Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Baptist Churches #595Page Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #155dPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d818
The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #731Page Scan
The South Western Psalmist #d301
The Southern Psalmist #d636
The Southern Psalmist. New ed. #d667
The Vestry Hymn Book #d344
Union Hymns. Rev. #d294
Union Hymns. Rev. #d299
Union Hymns: adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship Selected from Church Psalmody, with Additional Hymns #d303
Village Hymns #d405



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